Trend&Business in Japan

Japan’s IT Engineer Shortage has Reached a Critical Stage

SHORTAGE IS NOT A NEW PROBLEM Despite a large number of recent articles detailing the IT labor shortage in Japan, it is far from...
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Why Japan has so few Unicorns

A “unicorn” is a privately held startup company valued at over $1 billion. When the term was originally coined in 2013, only 39 such...
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Labor Pressures Force Japan to Loosen Job Restrictions for Foreigners

For decades after World War II, there was a significant migration to Japan, but it wasn’t until Japan’s economic peak in the 1980s that...
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Japan Urges for Work Reforms

The Japanese government is pushing through new reforms to tackle several issues in Japan’s work culture.  The reform bill consists of three parts: a...
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IoT Devices Tackle Japan’s Quality Assurance, Labor Shortage, and Senior Care Issues

In 2018, Japan’s 3 largest mobile carriers will introduce telecommunication services dedicated to Internet of things (IoT) devices used by corporations. It is hoped...
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